First Gust

Science / Weather / First Gust: Another name for the initial wind surge observed at the surface as the result of downdrafts forming the leading edge or gust front of a thunderstorm.

Other Words for First

First Adverb Synonyms: foremost, leading, chief, head, premier, prime, primary, principal, pre-eminent
First Adjective Synonyms: fundamental, elementary, basic, primary, cardinal, key, essential

Other Words for Gust

Gust Adjective Synonyms: puff, blow, blast, surge, increase
Gust Noun Synonyms: puff, blow, wind, breeze, blast

First Stage Surgery

Health / Dentistry / First Stage Surgery: This refers to the preparatory stage for an implant procedure. In the case of the subperio-- steal implant, it refers to the surgical bone impression and bone bite, which is done in order to construct MORE

First-Generation Teacher

Health / Pilates / First-Generation Teacher: Refers to any teacher of Pilates who learned the Method directly under Joseph Pilates. Some of the most notable include Kathy Grant, Carola Trier, Ron Fletcher, Eve Gentry, Romana Kryzanowska, Mary Bo MORE

First-Mover Advantage

Business / Internet Marketing / First-Mover Advantage: A sometimes insurmountable advantage gained by the first significant company to move into a new market. MORE

First-Pass Regression

Business / Finance / First-Pass Regression: A type of preferred stock that has priority over other preferred issues and common stock when claiming dividends and assets. MORE

First Sound Shift

Entertainment / Literature / First Sound Shift: In Grimm's Law, the systematic transformation of the Proto-Germanic Indo-European stop sounds. MORE

First Sitting

Life Style / Travel / First Sitting: The earlier of two meal times in the ship's dining room - often called 'main seating.' MORE